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Sonoraite

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Description
Locality: 
Toughnut Mine, Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.6 × 0.5 × 0.3 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with nice bladed crystals of sonoraite making up the entire surface of the specimen. There is a small vug in the center with freestanding sonoraite plates with unknown spheres growing on them. Rare from this locality. Former Fred DeVito collection. 

Mineral Data
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Sonoraite

Formula: 
Fe3+(TeO3)(OH)·H2O
Strunz: 
4.JN.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine (Bambolla Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico

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